Animation & Film

 
John Canemaker, Otto Messmer, Canemaker, John, Messmer, Otto, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Pantheon, New York, 1991, 1st, 9.5 inches, 8.25 inches, xi, 178 pages, over 200 illustrations, 8 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

The story of Otto Messmer, Pat Sullivan and Felix the Cat, the wonderful wonderful cat. Publisher's promotional material laid in. From the dustjacket:...

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RoboCop: The Definitive History
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Calum Waddell, Waddell, Calum, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper corners lightly bumped, red dot to bottom edge, interior Very Fine), London, Titan, 2014, 1st, 9781783293254, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 240 pages, over 600 color illustrations and photographs, hardcover, cloth, English

Covering RoboCop 1-3 and the 2014 reboot. Over 500 color photographs, primarily behind-the-scenes photography. Highlights: RoboCop 1:...

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Alex Toth: by Design
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Darrell McNeil, Alex Toth, McNeil, Darrell, Toth, Alex, Very Good+ (mild rubbing to the corners and covers, light shelf wear, two mild thumbdents, internally Fine, very flat, tight, and clean), Gold Medal, Los Angeles, 1996, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 360 pages, over 2500 pieces of Toth artwork, softcover, wraps, English

An above average copy of this scarce book often found in quite poor shape. 360 densely packed pages of Toth artwork for the animation industry:...

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The Tarzan Chronicles
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Howard E. Green, Green, Howard E., Lower corners very slightly blunted otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Hyperion, 1999, 1st, 0-7868-6403-6, 13.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 192 pages, over 350 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Artwork by Paul Felix, Ian Gooding, Glen Keane, Rick Maki, Alex Nino, Frank Nissen, Jeff Snow, and John Watkiss, among others. From the back cover:...

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Girls Illustration
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Very Fine, PIE International, Tokyo, 2019, 9784756251985, 10.1 inches, 7.3 inches, 224 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

From the publisher: A stunning collection of illustrations that are full of girlishness This is the ultimate art collection book for anyone who loves...

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The FXRH Collection
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Ernest Farino, Sam Calvin, Ray Harryhausen, Farino, Sam Calvin, Ernest, Harryhausen, Ray, Very Fine, Archive Editions, Los Angeles, 2012, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 336 pages, over 1000 color and black & white photos and illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

The FXRH Collection ("Special Visual Effects Created by Ray Harryhausen") The legendary fanzine published from 1971 - 1974 reprinted in a *Deluxe Edition...

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I Can Fly (#92)
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Ruth Krauss, Mary Blair, Krauss, Ruth, Blair, Mary, Good (heavily rubbed and worn, soiled, loss of paper at head & tail of spine), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1950, 1st, 8 inches, 6.7 inches, 42 pages, 20 double-page, 2 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first edition of Mary Blair's second and best illustrated children's book. This was the only unabridged printing of this Golden Book. Little Golden Books...

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Baby's House (#80)
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Gelolo McHugh, Mary Blair, McHugh, Gelolo, Blair, Mary, Good (heavily rubbed and worn, soiled, loss of paper at head & tail of spine), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1950, 1st, 8 inches, 6.5 inches, 28 pages, 29 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first edition of Mary Blair's first illustrated book. This was the only unabridged printing of this Golden Book. Little Golden Books were later...

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Challenge To Lassie
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VG/VG- (vintage printed Sunday school attendance prize label on front end paper, lightly shelf worn, Ward Lock, nd (c1940s), cloth spine, pictorial boards

A children's storybook of the 1949 MGM film starring Edmund Gwenn, Donald Crisp, Geraldine Brooks and Reginald Owen.

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Jerry Beck, Beck, Jerry, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (upper corners bumped, lower corner lightly bent, "DAVIDSON" written on bottom edge), Turner, Atlanta, 1994, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 192 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

As selected & voted by over 1000 cartoon historians and animation professionals. More than 300 illustrations showcase the 50 greatest animated cartoons...

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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Tokyo, PIE International, 2020, 1st, 978-4-7562-5212-8, 10 inches, 7.25 inches, 272 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The long-awaited complete reference book of Persona 5: the Animation Persona 5: the Animation is an anime television series...

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Funnyworld #13
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Very Good (spine and corners rubbed, creases to spine, front and back covers, moderate overall wear), Mike Barrier, Little Rock, AR, 1971, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Mike Barrier's classic fanzine covering "The world of film animation and comic art." This issue features Interview with Chuck Jones Interview...

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Christopher Mount, Georgii Stenberh, Vladimir Stenberg, Mount, Christopher, Stenberh, Vladimir Stenberg, Georgii, Fine, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1997, 2nd, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The Stenberg brothers, like their contemporaries Aleksandr Rodchenko and El Lissitzky, were artists of immensely varied interests and...

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Fine in Fine dustjacket, Japan, Ichijinsha, 2015, 1st, 9784758014236, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 190 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

Illustration gallery, character design, backgrounds, and storyboards. Rage of Bahamut is a Japanese anime television series produced by MAPPA that is...

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Funnyworld #19
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Near Fine, Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Mike Barrier, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

Mike Barrier's classic fanzine covering "The world of film animation and comic art." The front and back covers features Richard Williams' animation of...

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Funnyworld #20
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Fine, Mike Barrier, 1979, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

Mike Barrier's classic fanzine covering "The world of film animation and comic art." This issue features: The Black Cauldron Fifty Years of...

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Funnyworld #22
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Near Fine (slight curl to the two corners, very flat, clean, no thumbdents), Mike Barrier, 1980, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

Mike Barrier's classic fanzine covering "The world of film animation and comic art." This issue features: Carl Barks "Cartoons than never were"...

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Tracey Miller-Zarneke, Miller-Zarneke, Tracey, Very Fine in Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, San Rafael, Insight, 2009, 1st, 9781933784892, 10 inches, 11 inches, 156 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. This copy is brand new still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. From the publisher: Judi Barrett and Ron Barrett's beloved children's...

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Tracey Miller-Zarneke, Miller-Zarneke, Tracey, Near Fine in a Very Good+ slipcase (light bump to the bottom of the spine otherwise Very Fin, San Rafael, Insight, 2009, 1st, 9781933784892, 10 inches, 11 inches, 156 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Judi Barrett and Ron Barrett's beloved children's story comes to life in Sony Animation's feature: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs....

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Art and Making of Kong: Skull Island
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Simon Ward, Ward, Simon, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Titan, London, 2017, 978-1785651519, 11.25 inches, 12.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: In March 2017, the producers of  'Godzilla' transport audiences to the birthplace of one of the most powerful monster myths of...

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Great Showdowns
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Scott C. (Scott Campbell), C. (Scott Campbell), Scott, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan Books, 2012, 2nd, 9781781162774, 7 inches, 7 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Since the beginning of time, there has been struggle. The epic clash of being against being. Han vs the green fellow. Chief Brody vs...

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Ilya Kuvshinov, Kuvshinov, Ilya, Very Fine, PIE International, Japan, 2017, 9784756248756, 9.2 inches, 7.5 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The first collection of works by the Japan-based Russian illustrator, Ilya Kuvshinov Ilya Kuvshinov is a Russian illustrator with...

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Very Fine, PIE International, Japan, 2018, 9784756249586, 10.25 inches, 9.9 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: A stunning collection of scenes and background illustrations from popular anime and manga creators The beauty of the scenes and...


Very Fine, PIE International, Japan, 2019, 9784756251497, 10.25 inches, 9.9 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: This third book in the background illustration series takes us on a sentimental journey through the scenes of our most cherished...

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Very Fine, PIE International, Japan, 2018, 9784756249661, 10.25 inches, 9.9 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: A beautiful collection of fantasy scenes from popular anime, manga and game creators Have you ever imagined living in the fantasy...

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H.R. Giger's Necronomicon
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H. R. Giger, Giger, H. R., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Las Vegas, Morpheus, 1991, 11th 2010, 9780962344725, 16.75 inches, 12 inches, 84 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. Necronomicon was the first major published compendium of images by Swiss artist H. R. Giger. H.R. Giger's Necronomicon was given to...

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H.R. Giger's Necronomicon II
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H. R. Giger, Giger, H. R., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Las Vegas, Morpheus, 1992, 9th 2010, 9780962344725, 16.75 inches, 12 inches, 92 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. First published in German in 1985, this is the English language American edition.

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Marcus Hearn, Hearn, Marcus, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (corners lightly bumped, dustjacket lightly worn), Titan, London, 2010, 2nd, 13 inches, 10.2 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Hammer Films were almost as well known for the way in which they sold their films, as for the films themselves. The Art of Hammer is the first ever...

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Patrick Brion, Brion, Patrick, Inscribed by the author with a long message on the half-title page, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (two short tears to rear hinge, mild shelfwear), Chene, Paris, 1987, 1st, 12.5 inches, 10.2 inches, 212 pages, over 800 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, French

The original version of "the quintessential tribute to Tom and Jerry. In French. Published in France three years before the American edition. A deluxe...

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Chris Nichols, Nichols, Chris, Signed by the author Chris Nichols and Imagineer Tony Baxter, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Cologne, Taschen, 2018, 1st, 978-3836563482, 13 inches, 9.8 inches, 352 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing signed by the author Chris Nichols and Tony Baxter, the former senior vice president of creative development at Walt Disney Imagineering...

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The Art of Pernille Orum
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Pernille Orum, Orum, Pernille, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2020, 1st, 9781912843152, 10.5 inches, 8.7 inches, 156 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Pernille's first hardcover collection. This new book has no overlap with the artwork in her self-published art books: Blush and Coral! From the...

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Ilya Kuvshinov, Kuvshinov, Ilya, Very Fine, PIE International, Japan, 2019, 9784756252357, 9.2 inches, 7.5 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

This second book from Ilya Kuvshinov collects over 300 new artworks. -From the publisher: Ghost in the Shell was Ilya Kuvshinov's first encounter with...

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Creating Stylized Characters
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Very Fine, 3dtotal Publishing, Worcester, 2018, 9781909414747, 10.2 inches, 8.3 inches, 248 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Creating Stylized Characters gives readers a valuable insight into the popular art of character design. Professional illustrators,...

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Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, John Nevarez, Nevarez, John, 2012, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 24 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps

Warmly inscribed by the artist with a full-page drawing of SuperCat! John is a story artist, previously at Disney and Pixar. This is his 2012 collection...

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Frank Thompson, Tim Burton, Thompson, Frank, Burton, Tim, The deluxe edition limited to 1000 copies signed by the artist. Includes a numbered and individually signed lithograph - ready for framing., Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in protective cardboard box, Los Angeles, Steele Publishing, 2009, First Edition, First Printing, 9781935539001, 12.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 430 (plus foldouts) pages, over 1000 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth in cloth clipcase

This is the First Edition, First Printing of the deluxe edition limited to 1000 copies signed by the artist. Features: Hardcover with matching...

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Limited to 1300 copies, this copy is signed by artists Steve Anderson, Paul Briggs, Kevin Deters, Don Hall, Joe Mateo, and Chris Williams, Fine in Fine dustjacket (clean, tight, bright), 2009, 1st, 9780615295978, 0615295975, 9 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

This book has been signed by six of the 30 contributors: Steve Anderson, Paul Briggs, Kevin Deters, Don Hall, Joe Mateo, and Chris Williams who has added a...

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Kallamity (Luca Zampriolo), Kallamity (Luca Zampriolo), Very Fine, Eagle Rock, CA, Design Studio Press, 2019, 1st, 9781624650451, 11 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations and photos, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Weingart Lieutenant Richard Mertzbow (aka "Mertz") has been stuck on the mysterious Abakan Base in solitude for decades, while war...

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Very Fine in Very Fine obi band, Studio Trigger, Japan, 2013, 1st, 10 inches, 7.25 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, Japanese

Little Witch Academia Collector's Edition includes a Blu-ray of the 26-minute Anime Mirai short, a never-before-seen 66-minute making-of video, an original...

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Jeff Kurtti, Kurtti, Jeff, Signed by the author Jeff Kurtti on the front free endpaper, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Hyperion, 1997, 1st, 0786863358, 5.5 inches, 4.5 inches, 192 pages, over 350 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A sharp copy of this scarce book. Signed by the author Jeff Kurtti on the front free endpaper. This small format book is the only art book produced by...

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Three Trees Make A Forest
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Enrico Casarosa, Ronnie Del Carmen, Tadahiro Uesugi, Casarosa, Ronnie Del Carmen, Tadahiro Uesugi, Enrico, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Gingko, Corte Madera, 2007, 1st, 9.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 128 pages, 95 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

29 pieces by Enrico (a mixture of digital, pencil & watercolor, acrylic, and mixed media). 28 pieces by Ronnie (an equal mixture of digital, watercolor,...

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Where is Dead Zero?
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Near Fine (light shelfwear), Jeff Ranjo (ed.), Ranjo (ed.), Jeff, 2012, 1st, 9780615702063, 9 inches, 6 inches, 152 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The out-of-print third full-color comics anthology self-published by Walt Disney Animation Studio's Story Artists. In this installment of the Who, What,...

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Oxide 2X
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Hyung-tae Kim, Kim, Hyung-tae, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (1/4-inch scuff to top edge of boards, smaller scuff to bottom edge of board, spine ends and corners sharp, interior Fin, Tokyo, Enterbrain, 2005, 2nd, 9784757720954, 4757720955, 10.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 176 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English Japanese

This is a Japanese book on the Korean artist Kim Hyung-Tae. This book includes art for the video games Magnacarta, Magnacarta, the Phantom of Avalanche, The...

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Alex Toth: by Design
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Darrell McNeil, Alex Toth, McNeil, Darrell, Toth, Alex, Mild scuff to the corner of the spine otherwise Fine (very flat, tight, and clean), Gold Medal, Los Angeles, 1996, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 360 pages, over 2500 pieces of Toth artwork, softcover, wraps, English

Often found in quite poor shape, this is the best copy of this scarce book that I have seen in years. 360 densely packed pages of Toth artwork for the...

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Totally Awesome: The Greatest Cartoons of the Eighties
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Andrew Farago, Farago, Andrew, Very light bump to upper corners otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, San Rafael, Insight, 2017, 1st, 978-1608877133, 11.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 160 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: Totally Awesome: The Greatest Cartoons of the Eighties is the ultimate guide to '80s cartoon nostalgia, featuring the art, toys, and...

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Signed by the artist, Rear corner wear otherwise Very Fine, Melody Wang, Wang, Melody, 2016, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. The Casebook of Nips and Porkington is Melody Wang's 2d student short film and this is her great little artbook for the film. It includes...

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The Making of Planet of the Apes
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J. W. Rinzler, Rinzler, J. W., Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Titan Books, London, 2018, 978-0062840622, 12 inches, 11 inches, 304 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

A treasure trove of production art and behind the scenes photos for the first film. From the publisher: In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of...

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Planet of the Apes: The Evolution of the Legend
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Jeff Bond, Joe Fordham, Bond, Joe Fordham, Jeff, Remainder mark on the top edge otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Titan Books, London, 2014, 978-1783291984, 13.25 inches, 10.75 inches, 256 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: In 1968 audiences around the world were transported to a world eerily similar to their own, but where apes ruled and mankind was...

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Joe Nazzaro, John Eaves, Nazzaro, Joe, Eaves, John, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Titan Books, London, 2018, 978-1785659119, 12.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 208 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: Over the past few decades, John Eaves has had a major impact on the look of the Star Trek Universe and played a pivotal role in...

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